Sparta Kent County, Michigan

Sparta: Village in Kent County, Michigan

About

Sparta is a village located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,140 and a population density of 647 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,321 inhabitants.

The village was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Sparta Quick Facts

Population : 5,321 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 49345
Area : 6.4 km2
Altitude : 797 feet / 243 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 09:03:52 (4th December 2021)
Density : 832 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 22.2% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Sparta is located at 43°9'39"N 85°42'36"W (43.1608600, -85.7100400).

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Demographics

The population of Sparta increased by 22.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,140 - census
2011 4,167 0.65% estimation process
2012 4,209 1% estimation process
2013 4,245 0.85% estimation process
2014 4,278 0.77% estimation process
2015 4,315 0.86% estimation process
2016 4,347 0.74% estimation process
2017 4,353 0.14% estimation process
2018 4,362 0.21% estimation process
2019 4,399 0.84% estimation process
2020 5,321 17.33% estimation process

Sparta zip code is 49345. County name: Kent, County fips: 26081

Local Places in Sparta

People born in Sparta (4)

People born in Sparta, including actress Vivian Martin, designer Don Albinson, photographer Avery E. Field, you can see a list of people who born in Sparta.

Schools in Sparta

College & universities near Sparta, MI

Code Name City ZIP
169284 Empire Beauty School-Michigan Grand Rapids (MI) 49544

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sparta, MI

Code Name Address Type
RKF Rockford, Michigan US 131 & 10 Mile Road NE BUS
GRR Vernon J. Ehlers Station 431 Wealthy St. SW RAIL
HWC Howard City, Michigan 130 North Ensley St. BUS
HOM Holland station 171 Lincoln Ave. RAIL
BGP Big Rapids, Michigan 14342 Northland Dr. BUS

Post offices near Sparta

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sparta Post Office Sparta (MI) 49345

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Other cities in Kent County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kent County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Grand Rapids 200,031 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Wyoming 76,628 City in Michigan, United States
Kentwood 51,719 Town of the United States
Forest Hills 25,867 Neighborhood of Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Walker 25,265 City in Kent County, Michigan
Grandville 15,749 City in Kent County, Michigan
Ada 14,892 Township in Kent County, Michigan
Northview 14,541 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Cutlerville 14,370 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Alpine 13,883 Township in Kent County, Michigan
East Grand Rapids 11,991 City in Kent County, Michigan
Comstock Park 10,088 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Rockford 6,395 City in Kent County, Michigan
Byron Center 5,822 Census-designated place in Kent County, Michigan
Ross 4,975 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Lowell 4,196 City in Kent County, Michigan, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sparta distances to largest Michigan cities